DMCA

Destiny 2

How Bungie Identified a Mass Sender of Fake DMCA Notices * TorrentFreak

Earlier this year, Bungie and its enthusiastic Destiny fan community were plunged into chaos. Using the DMCA’s takedown process as a weapon, persons unknown sent copyright notices to YouTube, claiming that the targeted videos should be taken down for infringing Bungie’s rights. YouTube began removing videos, including some uploaded by high-profile Destiny content creators. Other …

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Bungie hits YouTuber with a $7.6 million lawsuit for fake DMCA claims

Bungie hits YouTuber with a $7.6 million lawsuit for fake DMCA claims

Bungie is suing a Destiny 2 YouTuber who allegedly struck back at DMCA takedowns leveled on his account by filing false DMCA claims, on Bungie’s behalf, against other streamers and the studio itself. Bungie’s lawsuit, filed in federal court on Wednesday, seeks at least $7.6 million in damages. The complaint alleges that Nicholas Minor, who …

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